Band of eight goes global with special arrangements
GET into the festive spirit and be entertained by the formidable Andy Mears Octet, joined by guest vocalist Hannah Brooks to perform a selection of intricately crafted arrangements of many timeless and much-loved Christmas classics.
Additional repertoire will explore global rhythms and sounds, from jazz and soul to Latin, Gospel and calypso.
There will also be hot snacks, mulled wine and a licensed bar. What? Swinging Christmas Favourites Where? Ickenham Village Hall, 33 Swakeleys Road, Ickenham, UB10 8DG When? Saturday, December 13, 7.15-10.30pm Cost? £15 (includes mulled wine on arrival and hot snacks) – from Pro Music International, Swakeleys Road, in advance or on the door voices. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings at the United Reformed Church in Swakeleys Road, Ickenham, in preparation for three concerts each year. What? ‘Christmas is Coming’ with Hillingdon Choral Society Where? St Paul’s Church, Thurlstone Road, Ruislip Manor, HA4 0BP When? Saturday, December 13, 7.30-10.30pm